SE Ohio Self Guided Rides


Annual SE Ohio Motorcycle Ride
Always 2nd Saturday in August,  9:15  AM


 

 

In addition to the SE Ohio Main Escorted Ride on Saturday.
Wednesday through Friday:
  Self Guided Rides.  Below are maps and ride descriptions, all beginning and ending from the Host Motel.  There are lots of great roads and routes to take.  We have a little bit of everything laid out for you to choose from.  Whatever you like, it is here. 
Come a few days early and ride.  We will be at the motel starting Wednesday.  There will be lots of people around at the motel for socializing in the morning and later in the afternoon every day.

Ride #1:  71.9 Miles.  South and in the Hills. 


 

Ride #2:  177 Miles.  Ohio 555.


 

Ride #3:  170 Miles.  SE Ohio Hills and Curves. 


 

Ride #4:  184.4 Miles.  Hocking Hills. 


 

Ride #5:  124.2 Miles.  Amish Country.

 

 

 

Ride #6:  46.6 Miles.  North Hills.

 

 

 


Friday Night:  We will have a meet and greet starting at 8:00 PM Friday night at the Motel.  We will have pizza and snacks for everyone just off the lobby and also outdoors.
The Friday Night Car show at Denny's Diner across the street from 6 PM until about 8:00 PM is a must see.


 

 

Where:  Best Western.  4929 East Pike Zanesville, OH    (740) 453-6300  I-70 exit 160.  Map to Best Western. 
Escorted SE Ohio Ride on Saturday Starting at  9:15 AM from the Best Western parking lot, We will be ending up back at the Best Western also. 

Contact:  Teresa or Rick from Value-Accessories with any questions. 
E-Mail:
valueacc@valueaccessories.net       440-259-4793
 

SE Ohio Ride #1, South and in the Hills Description and Route
Description:
 
 71.9 Miles, approximately 2 ˝ hours.
Ride through the rolling hills and country side on Route 83 and 313 West.
284 South runs on top of the Hills and is very scenic.  This is a very rural area with no traffic or houses.
83 North comes back up through the hills with a lot of sweeping curves.  There is a park with bathrooms to stop at, great place for pictures. 

SE Ohio Ride #1 Description, Starts & ends at Zanesville Best Western.

Mile  #

Starting from Best Western parking lot, Route 22 East to Route 83 South

 

Turn Right on 83 South.

8.8

Right on 313 West

13.6 

Left on 146 East

21.9

Right on 284 South.

22.0

Left on 83 North

 39.4

Picnic Area on Left, top of hill

44.1

Left on I-70 West

63.0

Exit 164, Left Route 22 West

 68.4

Best Western

71.9

 

SE Ohio Ride #2, Ohio 555 Description and Route
Description:
 
  177 Miles, approximately 6 ˝ hours.
Ride one of Ohio’s curviest roads on Route 555.  Then take a ride up through some hilly countryside on 339 North. At this point you can come back up to Zanesville or keep going on this route and tackle some more great roads.  530 East is a very curvy tight road.  821 North will give you a little break with some more open type curves and country side.  Stop in Caldwell for gas and something to eat then continue on 78 West with some great hills and curves.  284 North is very scenic and out of the way.  Have a leisurely ride from here back to the end point.

SE Ohio Ride #2 (Ohio 555) Description,  Starts & ends at Zanesville Best Western.

Mile  #

Starting from Best Western parking lot, Route 22 West

 

Turn left on Route 60 South.

5.8

Right on 719 West / 555 South

7.9

Left on 555 South

8.1

Left on 7 East.

69.9

Left on 339 North

72.2

Right on 60 South

92.3

Left on 530 East

102.1

Left 821 North

110.1

Left on 78 West

126.9

Right on 284 North

143.3

Right on 340 East

151.2

Left on 83 North

156.9

Left on I-70 West

168

Exit 164, Left Route 22 West

173.4

Best Western

177


SE Ohio Ride #3, Hills and Curves Description and Route
Description:  170 Miles, approximately 6 ˝ hours.
Start out with some out of the way country roads.  Then take a ride around the north side of Senaca Lake. Ride some more great curvy back roads and up to route 800.  Great ride down 800, one of Ohio’s nicest riding roads.   Ride along the Ohio River for a few miles then take a 260 into the forest.  After going over route 26, 260 will get very curvy, higher in the hills and challenging, take your time and enjoy the road and scenery.  End up in Caldwell for gas and lunch.  If you can’t make it here for gas you will want to fill up in Woodsfield earlier in the ride.  Have a leisurely ride from here back to the end point.

SE Ohio Ride #3 Description,  Starts & ends at Zanesville Best Western.

Mile  #

Starting from Best Western parking lot, Route 22 East to Route 83 South

 

Turn Right on 83 South.

8.8

Take 83 South into 313 East, Stay on 313 East.

 

Left on 147 East

39.6

Right on 800 South

51.5

Right on 7 South

87.2

Right on 260 West

91.6

Right on 26 North

101.3

Left 260 West

101.6

Left on 78 West

126.9

Go on I-77 North

137.2

Exit I-77 to 821 North

141.2

Left on 340 West

142.2

Right on 83 North

149.7

Left on I-70 West

160.8

Exit 164, Left Route 22 West

166.2

Best Western

170


SE Ohio Ride #4, Hocking Hills Description and Route
Description:   184.4 Miles, approximately 8 Hours with stops.
Ride scenic country roads down to Logan.  You will find some great winding roads in the Hocking Hills area.  A stop at the visitor center will give you an added insight into the area and maybe a walk down to Old Mans Cave. Ride a few more challenging roads in this area before starting back.  Route 78 will give you some more curves and great riding.  Take a nice easy ride up along the river to complete the day. 

SE Ohio Ride #4, (Hocking Hills) Description, Starts & ends at Zanesville Best Western.

Mile  #

Starting from Best Western parking lot, Route 22 West

 

Turn Left on Route 60 South.

5.8

Right on 719 West / 555 South

7.9

Left on 93 South follow to Logan

8.7

Right on 33 North.

54.7

Left on 374

61.9

Right on 374 / 180 West

69.3

Left on 374

73.9

Hocking Hills Visitor Center

82.9

Back West on 374 then Left on 664 South

84.8

Left on 56 East

87.7

Left on 374

91.7

Right on 664

95.4

Right on 33 South

105.1

Left Route 78 East

120.1

Left on 60 North

152.4

Right on 22 West

178.6

Best Western

184.4


SE Ohio Ride #5, Amish Country Description and Route
 
Description:   124.2 Miles, approximately 5 ˝ hours plus stops.
Ride up Route 93, very scenic, curvy and out of the way.  You will enjoy this portion of the ride a lot.  Stop in some of the shops when you get into Amish Country / Holmes County.  There are all kinds of shops on route 39.  Try one of the restaurants up in Holmes County.   Enjoy Route 39 over to Millersburg.  Ride back down on route 83 South, very scenic and winding. 

SE Ohio Ride #5 (Amish Country) Description,  Starts & ends at Zanesville Best Western.

Mile  #

Starting from Best Western parking lot, North on Sonora Road

 

Turn Left on Northfield Road.

1.9

Right on 93 North

3.0

Left on 93 North / 541

24.4

Stay on 93 North to Route 39.

 

Left on Route 39

50.2

Route 39 into Millersburg, Right on 83 South

66.1

Continue on 83 South all the way down to New Concord

 

Right on 22 West

115.4

Best Western

124.2

SE Ohio Ride #6 (North Hills) Description and Route
Description:
 
  46.6 Miles, approximately 1 1/4 hours.
Ride up Route 93, very scenic, curvy and out of the way.  You will enjoy this portion of the ride a lot.  You will then turn onto route 662 South which is narrower and very winding.  Lots of great curves in this section.  You will be then turning onto Route 209 for some more curves.  Giving you a little break going you will then head down 83 South for a more open road with great scenery. 

SE Ohio Ride #6 (North Hills) Description,  Starts & ends at Zanesville Best Western.

Mile  #

Starting from Best Western parking lot, North on Sonora Road

 

Left on Northfield Road.

1.9

Right on 93 North

3.0

Right on 662 South

21.3

Right on 209 West

29.4

Left on 83 South

33.3

Right on 40 West

37.9

Continue on 40 West to Best Western

46.6

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